Martin Keown: This is what Arsenal must do in the summer transfer window

Martin Keown discusses the summer transfer window and what it means for Arsenal...

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Martin Keown has urged Arsene Wenger to focus on bringing in a centre-forward to bolster his Arsenal squad this summer.

The Gunners are widely expected to be one of the busiest clubs in the summer transfer window as Wenger bids to revamp his squad ahead of next season.

Arsenal came in for plenty of criticism last season after they failed to sustain a Premier League title challenge and eventually finished second in the table, 10 points behind champions Leicester City.

Wenger has already moved quickly to bring in Granit Xhaka to bolster his midfield options this summer.

Now, former Arsenal defender Keown feels that a new striker much be a priority, while also encouraging the Gunners to tie Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil down to new contracts.

Speaking in an exclusive interview with 888sport, Keown said: “They have addressed the central midfield area but a centre-forward is the key position they need to concentrate on while also getting Ozil and Sanchez to sign new deals. They need to commit to the club.”

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Arsenal have not won the Premier League title since 2004 but have been heavily linked with a move to sign Jamie Vardy in recent days.

Read the full 888sport interview with Martin Keown here, including his thoughts on what John Stones needs to do to reach the level of Rio Ferdinand.

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